• What drives you as a freelancer? A podcast series

    What drives you as a freelancer? I’m not talking money, work/life balance or a rewarding workload (although those are all very valid reasons). I’m talking about a term used in coaching – transactional drivers. Transactional drivers are the ways in which we respond to times of challenge or stress. Even in an ideal world freelancers […]

  • Guest post: Five healthy eating tips to help you maintain your productivity

    Do you find it hard to maintain your productivity levels throughout the day while you’re freelancing? Rose from the Freelancer’s Cookbook has kindly shared five essential healthy eating tips for freelancers to help you avoid those dips in concentration. Identify your hungry times Mealtimes should always be breakfast, lunch and dinner, right? Not necessarily – […]

  • Five ways to save time as a freelancer

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    Let’s talk about how to save time as a freelancer. When you’re paid by the hour, using your time efficiently is vital. Whilst it’s a running joke that freelancers work from home in front of the TV, in their pyjamas, my experience is that freelancers are more driven and efficient than some people in traditional […]

  • 10 Ways To Boost Your Income As A Freelance Writer

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    Looking to boost your freelance writing income? While there are lots of ways to find new clients (in fact, I’ve listed some of the small ways you can find new work as a freelancer over on my Pitch Slap Wednesday guide), it’s always handy to have other ways too. Let’s dive straight into some ideas […]

  • Ten skills you’ll learn as a freelancer

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    As a freelancer, you do all of the roles in your business that would traditionally be allocated to different employees. You are your own finance, marketing, admin, sales and client management departments. This means you build up a bundle of freelance skills which makes you very valuable to clients. Oh, and we tend to have […]

  • Podcast #31: What will you do this month that’s fun?

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    It’s podcast time! Pop the kettle on, grab your favourite biscuits (hell, cut yourself a huge slice of cake) and have a listen to this week’s three minute Freelance Tea break. “#31 What will you do this month that’s fun?” The importance of having fun as a freelancer You might notice a small change with […]

  • 5 ways to boost your freelance business on Facebook

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    A few years ago, like many others, I was thinking about leaving Facebook completely. That now seems crazy, as Facebook is one of the best places to be as a freelancer. With the combination of Facebook groups, Facebook pages, Facebook Live and being able to target your perfect audience, using Facebook to build your freelance […]